17605 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
Phone: (952) 898-3700
Fax: (952) 898-3827
17605 Kenrick Avenue, Lakeville, MN, US, 55044
- Phone: (952) 898-3700
- Fax: (952) 898-3827
Known for its diversity, this golf course features both traditional and links-style holes. The front nine is nestled along rolling hills and plays a traditional layout with various elevation changes. The back nine incorporates natural reclaimed Minnesota wetlands, so shot making is a priority. The club is 25 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis and only 12 minutes from Twin Cities International Airport. Tee Time Policy: Three days in advance for general public; seven days in advance for seasonal pass holders.
From the humble beginnings of one slope and a towrope to the current 12 runs and 9 ski lifts, Buck Hill has been a hit since day one. Just minutes south of both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, this metropolitan ski area has the reputation of being one of the finest either side of the Rockies. With state-of-the-art snow making equipment, Buck Hill is able to open as soon as the mercury begins to drop and stays open well into the early spring. The variety of slopes will satisfy novice to expert skiers. Snowboarders will enjoy the challenging half pipe and snow tubers have exciting slopes to call their own. Equipment rental and ski lessons are available. The slopes are well lit, allowing exciting night skiing.
This eighteen-hole, par-seventy-two course offers bent grass greens, fairways with premium bluegrass, the Legend
This is a beautifully manicured 18-hole golf course located 35 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis. This championship course offers a challenge for both the novice and experienced golfer. Four different sets of tees should allow you to find your comfort zone quite easily. Be sure to take advantage of the driving range and putting green before hitting the course.The front nine is links style with rolling terrain and water. The back nine has some tree-lined holes with great elevation changes. The entire course has 45 tricky bunkers, deep rough and water coming into play on 16 of 18 holes.
Spread across about 500 acres, natural habitat is the emphasis in this vast zoo. The animals are here but they often have wide-open spaces in which to roam, so be patient when looking for them. To aid in the spotting of animals, visitors may ride an overhead monorail. Five themed trails lead visitors around. The Minnesota Trail focuses on animals native to the state while the Tropics Trail includes encounters with Komodo dragons, leopards and gibbons. The Northern Trail features wolves, moose, musk oxen, Siberian Tigers and wild Asian horses. An IMAX theater is also on site.
This well-conditioned course, designed by Tom Weiskopf, features wide, tree lined fairways, numerous water hazards, 70 sand traps and impeccably manicured greens. With 4 tee box settings, the experienced golfer playing the championship distance will definitely find a challenge while the novice player will feel comfortable shooting the shorter yardage. Set among mature trees with natural wetlands, the course provides a pleasant and relaxing backdrop for an enjoyable round of golf. Green Fees: $30-$105. Tee Time Policy: Call course directly for information or visit the web site.
Offers sailing cruises, sailing instruction, team building, special events, and corporate entertainment.
Comprised of two beginner level 9-hole courses, the Hyland Greens Golf Course provides an excellent opportunity for the novice to sharpen their skills and adequate challenge for the experienced golfer to get in a relaxing practice round. The inside or short course is the less challenging of the two with small, easily attainable greens and hazard-less fairways. The outside or long course sports tree-lined fairways, small sand traps and an occasional water hazard. Ladies and juniors tee off from the same tee boxes as the men. Metal spikes are not allowed. Beer and light snacks are served in the small, comfortable clubhouse.
Camping, biking, skiing, canoeing and good old outdoor fun can all be found at the Hyland Lake Park Reserve south of Minneapolis. The Richardson Nature Center contains numerous exhibits and information about this 1,000-acre urban, woodland reserve. The nature trails are dotted with overlooks and observation decks allowing observation of deer, pheasant, ducks, geese and a variety of songbirds. There are 7 miles of hiking trails and 6 miles of paved bike paths. The Hyland Outdoor Recreation Center contains a snack bar, gift shop and restrooms. The center rents bikes, rowboats, canoes and paddleboats in the summer and skis, snowshoes and skates in the winter. The hiking and biking trails are groomed in the winter for cross country skiing and snowshoes. A large picnic area, a small fishing pier and boat launch are situated in the lake area.
This 100-acre park, opened in 1976, features the most thrilling and unusual rides in the area. Each year new attractions are added to the mix, such as the Wild Thing, a 207-foot tall roller coaster reaching speeds of 78 mph, with a 180-foot free fall. The park also has an IMAX theater, water park with numerous water rides, multiple children's areas, arcades, live music, shows and other attractions. Call ahead for varying dates.
The 1,000 acre Hyland Lake Park Reserve is home to one of the best ski and snowboarding facilities in the Twin City area. Just 25 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis and five minutes west of the Mall of America in Bloomington, the Hyland Hills Ski Area is known for some of the best snowmaking and grooming in the Midwest. The cross-country skiing and snowshoe enthusiast will find 18 miles of impeccable trails, while the downhill skier and snowboarder will find a variety of slopes to challenge the expert and thrill the novice. The trails and slopes are well lit, providing an exhilarating atmosphere for night skiing. Ski and snowshoe rental is available.
This ski area features fourteen runs and three triple chair lifts; a wide variety of ski and snowboard lessons and rentals are also available.